Swiss chard

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    Swiss chard @ Kiba Park
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    Swiss chard @ Kiba Park
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    Swiss chard @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Swiss chard @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Swiss chard @ Kyoto Botanical Garden

Basic information

Flower Name
Swiss chard
Formal Name
Beta vulgaris var. cicla
Alias
leaf beet, Swiss chard
Habitat
Southern Europe Turkey
Morph
cold-resistant one or two year grass vegetable

Comment

What is Swiss chard

Swiss chard (scientific name: Beta vulgaris var. Cicla) is native to Turkey from southern Europe to Turkey and is a cold-resistant one or two year grass vegetable of the family Chenopodiaceae. As coloring is brilliant, it is made to be planted and other vegetables modified to eat leaves, the taste is Spinach . Salad and simmered dish, soak and eat. The axis part has red (Red Chard) and yellow. From red petiole to red leaf, green leaf comes out from yellow petiole. Since it can be harvested throughout the year, it was named seaweed.

Common name: Swiss chard, Scientific name: Beta vulgaris var. Cicla, Life type: cold weather Grain length: 15 to 100 cm, cultivation period: roughly whole year, root leaf: ovate with a long and thick petioles, leaf height: 50 to 60 cm, stems and leaves: lanceolate / oval, dioecious , Petal: inflorescence, petal: no petals, 5 petals (actually five sepals): yellowish green and inconspicuous, florets (calyx) diameter: 0.2 to 0.3 cm, number of stamens: 5, antherish: yellow, flowering Period: June, Remarks: Flower blossom.

Detailed information

Order
Caryophyllales
Family
Chenopodiaceae
Genus
Beta
Species
B. vulgaris
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
field
Color
Yellow
Season
Jun
Height
15 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter
0.2 ~ 0.3

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